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Enhancing R&D in Nuclear Safeguards

ESARDA is an association of European organisations formed to advance and harmonise research and development in the area of nuclear safeguards. Established in 1969 as a forum for the exchange of information and ideas between nuclear facility operators, safeguards authorities and persons engaged in R&D.


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New Indexed Article Published in Vol.65 of the ESARDA Bulletin

The second article of Vol. 65 of the ESARDA Bulletin has been published. This paper entitled 'List Mode Inference Using Linear Classifiers for Nuclear Arms Control Verification' is a collaboration between the University of New Mexico and Sandia National Laboratories.

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ESARDA Newsletter Connector n.8 Available

ESARDA has just released the spring issue of the Connector. Issue 8 covers the last six months of activities of the association. This issue features four implementation for safeguards inspection regimes articles covering different geographical regions.

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New 2023 ESARDA Course Syllabus Available

The new revised edition of the ESARDA Course Syllabus is now available to download. Twelve years since the last edition was published, this new volume has been revised with new content and updated topics regarding Nuclear Safeguards and Non-Proliferation.

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Passive Neutron Counting Article Published Online in Bulletin Vol. 65

We are pleased to announce the publication of the first article received for this year's Bulletin, Vol. 65. This article primarily concentrates on passive total neutron counting, which is used to confirm the presence of neutron-emitting special nuclear material (SNM) in the treaty accountable items.


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